2 Trans Swiss Trail
2 Trans Swiss Trail

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Trans Swiss Trail

Stage 25, Airolo–Osco

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Trans Swiss Trail

Deep down in the valley, traffic roars along the motorway, while peace reigns up on the Strada alta trail. Magnificent views of the Leventina and Val Bedrettotal mountain chains. Bright chapels in villages and field. Osco was once an important trading post.
Deep down in the valley, traffic roars along the motorway, while peace reigns up on the Strada alta trail. Magnificent views of the Leventina and Val Bedrettotal mountain chains. Bright chapels in villages and field. Osco was once an important trading post.
18 km
760 m | 760 m
5 h 10 min
medium (mountain hiking trail) | medium

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Airolo
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Saving metres in altitude Atlanca
There is a bus/a funicular railway between Airolo, Stazione and Altanca that saves about 400 metres in altitude.
Funicular (instead of bus) Piotta–Altanca in operation from June–October.

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Osco, Paese
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Contact

Signpost management
Signposting is managed by the cantonal hiking trail organisation on behalf of the canton.
Ticino Sentieri
Via A. Giovannini 3
6710 Biasca
info@ticinosentieri.ch
www.ticinosentieri.ch

Services

Accommodation

Hotel Forni
Hotel Forni
Airolo
B&B Motta
B&B Motta
Airolo
B&B Gottardo
B&B Gottardo
Airolo
Motel Gottardo Sud
Motel Gottardo Sud
Piotta
Capanna Föisc
Capanna Föisc
Quinto
Rifugio Lago Ritom – Berghaus
Rifugio Lago Ritom – Berghaus
Piora (Ritom)
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Bookable offers

2 Trans Swiss Trail: Gotthardpass & Strada Alta
2 Trans Swiss Trail: Gotthardpass & Strada Alta
7 Via Gottardo: Leventinaweg
7 Via Gottardo: Leventinaweg
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Places

Airolo
Airolo
Rodi
Rodi
Osco
Osco
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Places of interest

Cheese factory Gottardo
Cheese factory Gottardo
Airolo, Ressiga–Madrano
Airolo, Ressiga–Madrano
Ritom funicular
Ritom funicular
Natural trail Lago Ritom
Natural trail Lago Ritom
Strada alta (Madrano–Osco)
Strada alta (Madrano–Osco)
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Signalization

Signalization
For hiking, follow the logo indicated on the yellow signposts. Take a printout of our web map on your hike for safety's sake.
Signalization